http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/15 en Celebrating launch of Youth for Wildlife Conservation on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-launch-youth-wildlife-conservation-world-wildlife-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 2 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/r93Arhthv-Y" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>This World Wildlife Day, which this year has the theme of #ListentoYoungVoices, I want to encourage everyone to #DoOneThingToday to help become part of the solution.</p> <p>Check out this <a href="http://www.wildlifeday.org/content/events" target="_blank">map of World Wildlife Day events</a> you can join. IFAW will be participating in awareness events in France, China and the United States.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/r93Arhthv-Y?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-launch-youth-wildlife-conservation-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Elephants Tigers change Education elephants leaders Snow Leopard Voices world wildlife day young Video Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:36:31 +0000 Azzedine Downes 110598 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prosecution http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/wildlife-law-enforcement-agencies-gather-enhance-skills-wildlife-law-prosecution <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Nov 15 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="350" height="233" title="Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prosecution " alt="Wildlife Law Enforcement Agencies Gather to Enhance Skills of Wildlife Law Prose" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/TrainingEthiopia2016_0.jpg?1479223743" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>In spite of evidence showing wildlife crime is linked to other forms of serious offenses, most countries apply wildlife policies and legislation that fail to treat wildlife poaching and trafficking as a serious offence.&nbsp; As a result of the weak laws, wildlife crime offenders are never profiled despite their despicable acts of illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/wildlife-law-enforcement-agencies-gather-enhance-skills-wildlife-law-prosecution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife Wildlife crime Wildlife policies Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:34:22 +0000 svandereyd 109742 at http://www.ifaw.org How IFAW defines itself in larger universe of animal protection and conservation http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/how-ifaw-defines-itself-larger-universe-animal-protection-and-conservation <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sep 2 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The International Fund for Animal Welfare prescribes to being both conservationists and advocates for animal welfare. Photo: © I¬¬¬FAW/Barbara Hollweg¬" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/09_02_16_knowledgecafe.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The International Fund for Animal Welfare prescribes to being both conservationists and advocates for animal welfare.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/how-ifaw-defines-itself-larger-universe-animal-protection-and-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education Political advocacy Elephants conference conservation convention individuals principle viewpoint Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:02:39 +0000 Azzedine Downes 108744 at http://www.ifaw.org Partnering with University of Winchester on animal welfare program http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/partnering-university-winchester-animal-welfare-program <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Aug 17 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Cindy Milburn, IFAW Director of Outreach and Policy Development, and University of Winchester Vice Chancellor Joy Carter formalise a partnership to bring animal welfare expertise to the institution’s new program." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_17_16_winchester.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Cindy Milburn, IFAW Director of Outreach and Policy Development, and University of Winchester Vice Chancellor Joy Carter formalise a partnership to bring animal welfare expertise to the institution’s new program." />The International Fund for Ani</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/partnering-university-winchester-animal-welfare-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education College Education programme students study United Kingdom Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:36:34 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 108614 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum for People and Wildlife announces 34 global delegates http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/youth-forum-people-and-wildlife-announces <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 3 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/o_-qJa8ylGA" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>On World Wildlife Day, I am proud to announce an extraordinary group of 34 young people, ages 18-25, from around the world who have been selected as delegates for the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/youthforum" target="_blank">Youth Forum for People and Wildlife</a>.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-2" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/o_-qJa8ylGA?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/youth-forum-people-and-wildlife-announces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Raptors Tigers online community UN World Wildlife Day world wildlife day youth forum Youth Forum for People and Wildlife Video Tue, 01 Mar 2016 21:08:21 +0000 Azzedine Downes 106816 at http://www.ifaw.org Bhutan “happiness” conference: True well-being for animals, people http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/bhutan-%E2%80%9Chappiness%E2%80%9D-conference-true-well-being-animals-people <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/conservation/beth-allgood">Beth Allgood</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Nov 18 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="How much do animals contribute to happiness?" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_18_15_happiness.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="How much do animals contribute to happiness?" />Can you think of a time that an animal made you happy?&nbsp; Maybe it was snuggling with your own dog or cat, hearing a familiar bird song while hiking in the woods, or seeing wildlife roaming free on the plains of your own or a foreign country?</p> <p>How exactly can an economic system value that happy experience?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/bhutan-%E2%80%9Chappiness%E2%80%9D-conference-true-well-being-animals-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Education Political advocacy Elephants animals Bhutan GDP Gross National Happiness happiness money quality of life smiles well being Tue, 17 Nov 2015 19:49:03 +0000 Beth Allgood 105889 at http://www.ifaw.org